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Re: Lost in licensing - is the following strategy water-proof?

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Lost in licensing - is the following strategy water-proof?
Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 22:41:41 +0200
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"Alfred M. Szmidt" <> writes:

>    >    Dear open-source-fellows,
>    >
>    > Please do not confuse us with this movement, we are part of the Free
>    > software movement, and promote freedom.
>    Please do not confuse yourself with every reader of this list.
>    Speak for yourself, not for others.  If you absolutely feel
>    compelled to speak for others, don't use the all-inclusive "we" but
>    specify the group that you feel qualified speaking for explicitly.
> This is a GNU list, we are not part of the open source movement.
> Using we in this context is perfectly suitable.

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This does not demand that list participants are members of the GNU
project and speak for it.  So please don't pretend otherwise.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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